Monthly Archives: April 2015

Meet the Archivist – Erin Walsh, Port Hope Archives

It is April and along with those April showers it also brings with it Archives Awareness Week.  We thought it was be interesting to once again learn more about our members and the various institutions that make up DRAAG! Today … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Megan Pugh, Whitby Archives

Cullen Hay Perry Letters One of my favourite collections at the Whitby Archives is the Cullen Hay Perry Letters from the First World War. Cullen Hay Perry was born in Whitby, Ontario on August 15, 1893 to John Ham Perry … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Sarah Ferencz, Whitby Archives

Whitby Knitting Club Fonds The Whitby Knitting Club fonds is small enough to fit into one box but the story behind the club and its activities never cease to inspire me. Originally known as the Ten Monday Nighters, the club … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Jennifer Weymark, Oshawa Museum

Up until the summer of 2013, my answer to this question would have been clear cut “My favourite collection is the Garrow Collection”.  This is a collection of letter written by an Oshawa resident from the Western Front during World … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Erin Walsh, Port Hope Archives

It was Valentine’s Day 2013, when one of the most vibrant and interesting collections at the Port Hope Archives came through our door: the Capitol Theatre Poster Collection (PHA#2013.5). The collection consists of 14 hand-painted posters created by staff at … Continue reading

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